Career Coaches

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Planning for your future career can be a daunting task. Whether you know what field you'd like to pursue or you're still trying to figure it out, our experienced career coaches can help you navigate your interests, develop job-seeking skills, and build your career path.

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2098 Cedar Hall

Meet Our Staff


Danielle Ebaugh
Title: Career Services Supervisor
Office: 2098 Cedar Hall
Education: B.A.; Coe College
Masters in Organizational Leadership; St. Ambrose University
Bio: Danielle started as career services coordinator with Kirkwood in 2008. Before her role as career services coordinator she worked in the field of human resources in recruiting. She now utilizes her training and experience in human resources to assist others with their job seeking skills. Some of these skills include: cover letters, resumes, filling out job applications, and helping you prepare for a job interview. She assists with employers gaining more visibility on the Kirkwood campus through events such as JOBS 411, career fairs, and networking lunches. She received her B.A. in Sociology from Coe College in 2005, and her Masters in Organizational Leadership from St. Ambrose University in 2014.


Lexi Fields
Title: Career Services Coach
Office: 2098 Cedar Hall
Education: B.A.; Saint Joseph's College
Master of Strategic Leadership; Mount Mercy University (in progress)
Bio: Lexi came to Kirkwood in 2017 as a career services coordinator and has worked with college students as a career coach since 2014. She educates students and community members on the whole process of career development, which includes career exploration, job seeking skills, professionalism, and everything in between. She also facilitates workshops on various career-related topics, is responsible for Kirkwood’s job posting website and is available for individual coaching sessions. Lexi received her B.A. in art from Saint Joseph's College in Indiana in 2016 and is currently working on her Master of Strategic Leadership from Mount Mercy University.


Shauna Rasmussen
Title: Career Services Coach
Office: 2098 Cedar Hall
Education: B.A.; University of Northern Iowa
MBA and MSA; Ohio University
Bio: Shauna started as a career services coordinator with Kirkwood in 2017. Before coming to Kirkwood, she worked as a graduate assistant career coach in the office of Career Management at Ohio University helping undergraduate students develop their professional and job seeking skills, including resumes, cover letters, job applications, interviews, and internship and job searches. Shauna received her Master of Sports Administration and Master of Business Administration from Ohio University and her Bachelor of Business Administration: Marketing and Movement Exercise Science: Sport Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, where she was also a member of the women’s soccer team.